Purple Pickling Eggplant
Purple Pickling Eggplant

Purple Pickling Eggplant

Solanaceae

Regular price $3.95 Sale

Purple Pickling Eggplant (Solanum melongena) An Italian heirloom variety that is great for fresh eating or in making eggplant relish. Expect many pear-shaped dark purple fruits averaging 5-6" long on purple-stemmed, thornless stems. 

88 days to maturity from transplant

30 seeds per packet $3.95

Planting Instructions: Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/4 inch deep and keep soil warm. Transplant into 1 inch cells or 2 inch pots at 1-2 leaf stage. Harden off plants for 4-5 days after risk of frost has passed, then transport outdoors.